Blastocyst formation

Quiz on steps leading to formation of blastocyst.

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  • Created by: Martha
  • Created on: 07-04-14 14:25
At what stage does the blastocyst implant?
Approx. 8 days
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What is formed when the nuclei of a sperm and an oocyte fuse?
Zygote
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What are the cells formed by the cleavage of a fertilised ovum known as?
Blastomeres
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The solid sphere of cells formed by the cleavage of an ovum is a...?
Morula
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The cavity formed in a blastocyst is called the...?
Blastocoele
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The outer layer enclosing the blastocyst cavity is the...?
Trophoblast
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The inner cell mass of the blastocyst initially develops into the...
Epiblast and hypoblast
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What develops within the epiblast?
Amniotic cavity
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